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    Cole Younger, Large Bold Signature written in pencil on a 4.25" x 3.25" leaf [tipped to a card], "Cole Younger St. Paul, Minn." Cole and his two younger brothers (Robert and James) were active off and on with Frank and Jesse James for several years, until the disastrous attempt to rob a bank at Northfield, Minnesota (September 7, 1876), following which the Youngers, all wounded, were captured, pleaded guilty, and were sentenced to life terms at Stillwater Penitentiary. This signature was most certainly written while he was serving out his life sentence. One of the most infamous and rare signatures of the Wild West era. In very fine condition.

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    April, 2007
    16th-17th Monday-Tuesday
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